SGR Ep107 - Jennifer Angier

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A veteran of the behavioral health field, Jennifer Angier has more than two decades of clinical experience. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Black Bear Lodge, an 115-bed residential treatment center located in north Georgia. She is a level II national certified addictions counselor and is level II certified with the Georgia Addiction Counseling Association. A nationally recognized expert on addiction treatment techniques, she regularly speaks at national conferences, to healthcare, collegiate and paraprofessionals groups and in Employee Assistance Programs (EAP).

During her career in addiction treatment, Jennifer has worked in administration, case management, crisis response and in private practice. Before accepting her current position, Jennifer served as executive director of Foundations Atlanta at Roswell, and before that, she was the program director of an assessment stabilization unit. She has also worked as a clinical outreach coordinator for a young adult program.

Jennifer talks to us about building from the ground up, keeping ego in check, and how to overcome burnout. This episode was recorded in Nashville at the Innovations In Behavioral Healthcare Conference.


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